Category: Interviews

SUBAJ to revolutionise shopping & rewards system  

Based on blockchain, augmented reality, geodrop technology and social gamification, SUBAJ Global Network is going to completely transform the shopping and rewards system for the customers and merchants, says Adebayo Surakatu, Founder & CEO of the Germany based SUBAJ GmbH. Excerpts of the interview with him:   What are the inherent issues in the traditional […]

Transformative effort

Sultan Al Wahaibi, Chief Business and Wholesale Officer, Ooredoo shares how the Be Digital campaign can fulfil digitalisation needs of organisations. Mayank Singh reports What is the idea behind Ooredoo’s ‘Be Digital’ campaign? As a company, we want to raise awareness within Oman about the importance of digital transformation and this is not limited to […]

Cluster in the making

  Vinod Pittie, Chairman, ShriVallabh Pittie Group shares his views on the upcoming yarn plant in Sohar Freezone and its potential to create a one-of-its kind textile cluster in Oman. Mayank Singh reports   Can you share the reasons for setting up this plant in Sohar Freezone? Please give us a background of the group […]

Ushering in a new sensibility

David Aziz, CEO-Automotive Products, Mohsin Haider Darwish is confident that the company’s new facility for Jaguar Land Rover will lead to a quantum leap in customer service and satisfaction. Mayank Singh reports     You are rebuilding and remodelling the Jaguar Land Rover showroom in Muscat presently. What is the idea behind this revamp? This […]

Omanoil to open first services station in KSA this year

Oman Oil Marketing Company will open its first service station in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia near Dammam during the fourth quarter of 2018.  In an exclusive interview to OER, CEO David Kalife said the service station in Dammam would be much bigger than any service station in Oman and many other countries worldwide. The […]

Bob Dudley
‘Shale and reopening of Opec taps to cool oil market’

BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley expects a flood of US shale and the reopening of Opec taps to cool the oil market after crude rose above $80 a barrel this week. US President Donald Trump’s decision to exit an international nuclear deal with Iran and revive sanctions on the Opec member country, as well as […]

Transforming Oman’s Digital Ecosystem

Interview with Ali Al Lawati, General Manager – Oman, Cisco Middle East Tell us a little about yourself and your professional background. I have more than 20 years of experience in the Omani ICT market having held various roles within the sector, including CEO and Consultant and Head of Projects, in addition to having served […]

Industry-engaged education

Muscat University will be able to make a positive contribution to the higher education sector in Oman and be able to graduate students with the right knowledge, skills and experience to help drive organisations forward. Excerpts from an interview with Vice-Chancellor, Professor Yusra Mouzughi There is a growing gap between the demands of job market […]

Moment in history

Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO, Rolls-Royce shares his thoughts on the Phantom 8, upcoming Cullinan and going electric. Mayank Singh reports Rolls-Royce unveiled its new Phantom in 2017, after a gap of 14 years. How has the response been since then? It has been received very well and as you can imagine it is quite a remarkable […]